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Sumida River, Tokyo

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Flowing through the capital city, Sumida River offers a long waterfront with many sights. Enjoy a walk along the embankments under cherry trees and terraces, from where you can observe the skyline featuring the Tokyo Skytree and Asahi Beer buildings. You can rent a bike near Sumida Park, or start at Senso-ji shrine. The banks serve as a popular spot for local, who gather to drink, sing, or eat under the cherry trees. You can embark on a boat cruise, starting at Asakusa and ending at the Rainbow Bridge and Odaiba Island, enjoying sweeping views of Tokyo Bay along the way. Plan to visit Sumida River during your Tokyo vacation using our convenient Tokyo tour planner.
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  • This is a typical large Tokyo river which passes through Asakusa and provides a good view of Tokyo Sky Tree. The river has many bridges crossing it and there are various river cruises available but th...  more »
  • Lucky find - we decided to walk from senso ji temple to sumo museum about 25 minute walk along the sumida river - there was nobody along the pathway alongside the river bank it was clean and peaceful ...  more »
  • Moving up the sky from the Senso-ji Temple, promenade step meaning was. Relaxing while watching the flow of the river walk, is recommended. I thought now I want to come to the cherry blossom season.
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